“Universal said today it will drop its support for HD DVD and instead produce its high-definition films on Blu-ray Disc,” Erica Ogg reports for CNET.

“‘The path for widespread adoption of the next-generation platform has finally become clear,’ said Craig Kornblau, president of Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Universal Pictures Digital Platforms, in a statement,” Ogg reports.

“‘The emergence of a single, high-definition format is cause for consumers, as well as the entire entertainment industry, to celebrate. While Universal values the close partnership we have shared with Toshiba, it is time to turn our focus to releasing new and catalog titles on Blu-ray,’ he said,” Ogg reports.

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Adam W” for the heads up.]